The 2020 Toy Winners Are Here!

Do you have one of these in your playroom (or maybe more than one?) The Toy Association announced the 2020 Toys of the Year at its 20th annual Toy of the Year Awards ceremony (TOTY) to kick off Toy Fair New York City! Zuru took home the prize from the most votes from the people. […]

The 2020 Toy Trends To Track

Whether you are a parent or a collector, knowing what the hot toys will be this year is essential. From birthday party presents to what to start stashing for the holidays. What the toy trends will be for 2020 is key for fun! The Toy Association announced the 2020 toy trends at its 117th Toy […]

Thames & Kosmos Gets into Crafts with Creatto

As Toy Fair 2020 kicks off a new decade, there is a new crop of toys that parents and kids will want to get their hands on this year. First up is Thames & Kosmos. They are known for their science-themed toys. With twenty-two new STEM experiment kits in its 2020 line-up, this year is […]

Magformers Launches Stick-O Magnetic Toys

Magformers is an award-winning construction toy company that encourages young minds to build magnetic 3D structures. They released 32 new products at Toy Fair 2020 from its current Magformers, Clicformers, and DOLCE lines. Magformers Stick-O Collection One to note is a brand new addition called the Stick-O collection. The collection features nine different sets that educate […]

New HAPE Toys To Have From Toy Fair

HAPE Toys has some new products sure to please parents and kids alike. Featured at Toy Fair, there were two featured HAPE toys I particularly liked. They are the Animated City Puzzle and the Monster Math Scale. Animated City Puzzle This toy puzzle is a sizeable 49-piece cityscape puzzle. It comes with a magic card […]

Hasbro Hightlights: 2020 Toy Line from Marvel to Mandalorian

Hasbro Toys unveiled its key lines for 2020 at its Toy Fair Showroom. From Peppa Pig to Power Rangers, from Transformers to Ghostbusters, from Spellcaster to Star Wars, from Marvel to Mandalorian, there is something for fans, collectors, and kids alike. Fortnite Blasters Hasbro is expanding its popular NERF line with Halo and Fortnight themed […]

Bluey Toys Comes to America

If you haven’t yet heard of the T.V show Bluey, you will soon know about it. It is a smash hit from Australia, and it’s now on its way to the United States. Families can watch the series on Disney+, Disney Channel, and Disney Junior. Bluey arrived stateside with an impressive pedigree. It was Australia’s […]

The Super Shogun TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime!

Just announced in time for Toy Fair 2020, Super7 is expanding its license with Hasbro, Inc. on an incredible fan favorite: the Super Shogun TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime! Super7 is a premier pop-culture design house and producer of lifestyle-oriented collectibles, toys, and apparel based in San Francisco. Led by designer and founder Brian Flynn, Super7® has […]

Top Toy Trends for 2015

After going to the 2015 Toy Fair in NYC, I am overwhelmed by the amazing toys coming out on the market. As always, there was so much (almost too much) to see. However, based on what I did see, there seems to be a few toy trends across the board. These are my take aways […]

The Ugglys Pet Shop Series One

If you are a fan of the Shopkins line and have seen my post about Season 2 and 3 here, then you got a preview of the Ugglys Pet Shop line. Made by the same group, this is geared towards boys- though it is great for any gender or age! The fun part is that […]

Shopkins Season 2 and 3

I’m a new convert to the Shopkins line. It is super adorable and so much fun to collect. While appropriate for ages four and up, there is a lot of collectible and play value for all ages. Shopkins Season Two is already in stores and there are 140 new characters and four new themes, including […]

The New Cabbage Patch Kids for 2015

As a child of the 1980s, I sought, found and played with Cabbage Patch Kids. I was one of those children that was a mega fan and loved playing with my Cabbage Patch Kids. They have been around in various forms since then, but with new branding for 2015, the main Cabbage Patch Kids line […]

Charlene DeLoach to Attend Toy Fair

I’ll be attending the 2015 Toy Fair as Charlene DeLoach of Charlene Chronicles Media and a member of the press! This will be my third attendance at Toy Fair and it is something I look forward to attending every year. Toy Fair 2015 is the officially the 112th annual North American International Toy Fair®, the […]